Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.030 to close at NT$30.810 after moving in a quiet session on moderate turnover amid concerns over the debt problems in Greece, dealers said.
The Chinese language has become a powerful tool for helping people land jobs worldwide, and Taiwan and China have been competing for dominance in the global Chinese language education market.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Local bookstore chain Eslite Corp. (誠品) yesterday said that the company is looking to purchase the Taipei New Horizon building (台北文創) in which it is currently subletting as a third party.
Local financial institutions will make substantially larger overseas acquisitions in terms of dollar amount in the latter half of the year, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗) said yesterday.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達光電), one of the world's leading providers of optoelectronic solutions, yesterday announced a top level personnel change as K.Y. Lee (李焜耀) resigned as chairman and the company's board of directors appointed S.L. Peng (彭双浪) to serve as chairman and president effective immediately.
Indian private banker K.V Kamath was named Monday as the first head of a new development bank being set up by the so-called emerging BRICS nations, officials said.
As tourists flooded the nation in recent years, constructions firms, investors and developers alike are making headway in the hotel industry, as a result, hotel-related trading saw a two-fold increase in the past two years, according to Sinyi Realty (信義房屋).
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) yesterday cautioned participants in the yuan market to watch out for possible currency weakening in the wake of China's third interest-rate cut in six months.
Deputy Interior Minister Chen Chwen-jing (陳純敬) yesterday dispelled media reports by saying that the Ministry of the Interior's (MOI) plan to launch digital identification cards is still at the developmental stage.